Huge Labor Day Weekend of Racing up Next for Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series WAYCROSS, GA (August 28, 2013) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is gearing up for a huge weekend of racing with three big events scheduled for the Labor Day weekend with over $175,000 in prize money up for grabs. The series will make its first ever visit to Attica Raceway Park in Attica, OH this Friday August 30th. The Rex LeJeune promoted facility will host the LOLMDS for the first time with a 50-Lap $10,000 to win feature event Friday night. The All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series will run as a support class on Friday as well paying $3,000 to win their feature event. Activities on Friday night will include LOLMDS Hot-Laps, RED BUCK Time Trials, LOLMDS Heat Races, B-Mains and the 50-lap feature event. For tickets and more information about this event visit www.atticaracewaypark.com or call the track office at (419) 680-5606. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will then travel to Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, OH for the Pepsi 50 River Days Rumble on Saturday August 31st. This year’s event will pay $15,000 to the winner of the 50-lap feature event. The Donna Rayburn promoted facility is located on the Ohio River with camping sites available for this special event. Activities on Saturday will include LOLMDS Hot-Laps, RED BUCK Time Trials, LOLMDS Heat Races and B-mains and the 50-lap main event. Modifieds will run as a support class with the LOLMDS on Saturday night. Jackie Boggs of Grayson, KY won last year’s event. For tickets and more information about the Pepsi 50 River Days Rumble visit www.portsraceway.com or call (740) 354-3278 or (740) 858-6661. Then, on Sunday September 1st, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will sanction the nation’s oldest dirt late model event the 45th Annual Hillbilly 100 at I-77 Raceway Park in Ripley, WV. Famed promoter Carl Short has partnered with Kenney Newhouse to promote this one day crown-jewel event that will pay a whopping $25,000 to the winner The tradition and history of The Hillbilly 100 will continue in the state of WV on Sunday along with this event being a part of the ASi Crown Jewel Cup –Presented by DirtonDirt.com. Drivers will be racing for valuable points at this event that apply to the Crown Jewel Cup and the $10,000 bonus at the series year end banquet. Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN stormed through the field from his 24th starting position and won last year’s event in dramatic fashion. For tickets and more information about the Hillbilly 100 visit www.racei77.com or call the track office at (304) 373-1110. “This weekend’s events are shaping up to be a great weekend of racing with three events at three different venues. We look forward to seeing all the great fans from Ohio and West Virginia and the surrounding areas that attend these events. All three events should provide the fans with some great racing and an enjoyable weekend to camp out and tailgate at each venue. We’re also honored to be a part of the tradition and history that surrounds the Hillbilly 100 and partner with Carl Short with this great event”, stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The 2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is in one of the most competitive years in the history of the series with fifteen (15) different drivers winning at least one series event in 2013. Eight (8) drivers in the top ten in the series point’s standings have won at least one event in 2013. Reigning Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Champion and current point’s leader, Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN will lead the stars and cars of the series into this weekend’s events. Owens leads Steve Francis by a mere 50 points in the chase for the LOLMDS national championship and the $75,000 first place prize. Following Francis are John Blankenship of Williamson, WV, Don O’Neal of Martinsville, IN and Earl Pearson Jr. of Jacksonville, FL who round out the current top five in the series point’s standings. Sixth through tenth in the standings are ;Dennis Erb of Carpentersville, IL, Jared Landers of Batesville, AR, Eddie Carrier Jr of Salt Rock, WV, Billy Moyer Jr of Batesville, AR and Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN. Billy Moyer Jr. leads the chase for the JRi Shocks Rookie of the Year-Presented by Dunn-Benson Ford. For the latest breaking news about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series including the 2013 tour schedule, TV schedule, drivers, sponsors and all the information about the series visit the series official website at www.lucasdirt.com. Follow the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on the social media outlets at www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and www.twitter.com/#!/lucasdirt. Track Information- Attica Raceway Park Race Day Phone: (419) 426-8910 Track Office: (419) 680-5606 Promoter: Rex LeJeune – (419) 680-5606 Location: 15127 TR 12, Attica, Ohio 44807 Website: www.atticaracewaypark.com Tire Rule- Attica Raceway Park Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier 1320, LM20, 1640, LM40 Right Rear – Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40 Event Purse- Attica Raceway Park $10,000 to win- 1. $10000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800. Track Information-Portsmouth Raceway Park Track Phone #: (740) 354-3278 or Office – (740) 858-6661 Promoters: Donna Rayburn – (740) 259-3408 / (740) 821-1161 Location: 25648 State Route 73, West Portsmouth, OH 45663 Website: www.portsraceway.com Tire Rule-Portsmouth Raceway Park Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1425 (no white dots) Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 04 Event Purse-Portsmouth Raceway Park $15,000 to win- 1. $15,000 2. $6,000 3. $3,500 4. $3,000 5. $2,400 6. $2,000 7. $1,800 8. $1,600 9. $1,400 10. $1,300 11. $1,200 12. $1,150 13. $1,100 14. $1,050 15. $1,000 16. $950 17. $900 18. $900 19. $900 20. $900 21. $900 22. $900 23. $900 24. $900 Track Information-I-77 Raceway Park Track Phone #: (304) 373-1110 Promoter: Kenney Newhouse – (304) 552-8804 Location: 63 Cedar Lakes Drive, Ripley, WV 25271 Website: www.racei77.com Tire Rule-I-77 Raceway Park Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1425 (no white dots) Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 04 Event Purse-I-77 Raceway Park 1. $25,000, 2. $11,500, 3. $7,500, 4. $5,000, 5. $3,500, 6. $2,750, 7. $2,250, 8. $1,750, 9. $1,500, 10. $1,400, 11. $1,300, 12. $1,250, 13. $1,225, 14. $1,200, 15. $1,175, 16. $1,150, 17. $1,125, 18. $1,100, 19. $1,075, 20. $1,050, 21. $1,025, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000, 25. $1,000, 26. $1,000 2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Official Sponsors Include: ASi Racewear - "The Official Merchandise Vendor" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series E3 Spark Plugs - "The Official Spark Plug" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series GEICO - "The Official Insurance" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series General Tire - "The Official Tire" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Hoosier Tire - "The Official Race Tire" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series iON Cameras – “The Official Camera of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series” Lucas Oil Products - "The Official Oil" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series MAVTV “American Real” - "The Official TV Network" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Optima Batteries - "The Official Battery" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series ProtectTheHarvest.com- "The Official Protect the Harvest Campaign of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series RED BUCK- "The Official Fast Time Sponsor" of the Lucas Oil late Model Dirt Series Sunoco Race Fuels - "The Official Fuel" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Supporters Include: Allstar Performance, AR Bodies, Borrowed Blue, Barry Wright Race Cars, Bloomquist Race Cars, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, C&R Racing Inc, Crawford Supply, CV Products, DART Machinery, DirtonDirt.com, Dunn-Benson Ford, Dyers Top Rods, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, Fuel Safe Fuel Cells, FK Rod Ends, Gaerte Race Engines, Georgia Boot, Hawk Performance, Jay (not a nice word)(not a nice word)(not a nice word)(not a nice word)ens Racing Engines, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Kuntz Race Engines, Longhorn Chassis, Mann Merchant Processing, MasterSbilt Chassis, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Pierce Racecars, Performance Rod and Custom, Pro Power Racing Engines, Race Engine Design, Rick Schwallie Photography, Roush Yates Engines, Roush Yates Parts, Simpson Performance Products, Sweet Mfg, Traeger Grills, Weld Racing Wheels, Wiles Drive Shafts, Wrisco, 5150 Race Trailers.
Huge Labor Day Weekend of Racing Up next For LOLMDS Over $175,000 Up For Grabs
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